The Bichon Frise is an intelligent, friendly, jolly, playful, affectionate and adaptable dog, ideal as a pet and for those who travel often and like to take their dog with them. Because of its small size it may live comfortably in an apartment, as long as it gets its daily walk. It needs and enjoys human company and is very good with other pets as well as with children. It is easy to train and is obedient as long as the training starts at a young age. It may become a good alert-dog, since it barks whenever it hears suspicious noises.
The Bichon Frise is a small dog, since its height does not get over 30 cm tall and its weight ranges from 3 to 6 kilos. The color of its eyes and its nose is black. Its ears hang and its tail stands plume-like over its back. Its coat is long, curly but soft, and rich, and it needs regular grooming. The color of its coat is pure white.